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Shawn Ginwright, PhD Headlines at the 2022 Promise of Play Symposium

March 23rd, 2022|Comments Off on Shawn Ginwright, PhD Headlines at the 2022 Promise of Play Symposium

Greentrike is excited to announce that educator, innovator, and activist Shawn Ginwright, PhD, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Promise of Play Symposium on May 12, 2022. The Symposium will be held in person this year at the McGavick Conference Center at Clover Park Technical College. The [...]

Mask Policy Updates (March 12, 2022)

March 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Mask Policy Updates (March 12, 2022)

Greentrike Masking Policy for Museums and Programs (Updated Monday 03.14.2022 with new mask guidelines for JBLM) The Washington State Department of Health announced updated indoor masking guidelines starting Saturday, March 12. Greentrike is adjusting its masking policies to reflect the new state guidelines. Effective March 12, 2022, Greentrike will [...]

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Play is On Base: How This Washington State Museum is Following Through on Its Commitment to Military Families

January 28th, 2022|Comments Off on Play is On Base: How This Washington State Museum is Following Through on Its Commitment to Military Families

“Working directly with military families has been incredibly humbling and informative. It has also been wonderful to collaborate with experts in areas of military families’ unique needs.” — Kimberly McKenney, Planning and Evaluation Director at Greentrike Opening a museum after years of planning and development is exciting on its own, [...]

Expanded Learning Opportunities in Session for Spring Semester

January 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Expanded Learning Opportunities in Session for Spring Semester

Greentrike OSTI kicked off spring Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) programming on January 10, 2022. The spring semester marks the second semester for ELO programming at Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) and the start of ELO programming for University Place School District (UPSD). Over 35 ELO providers are hosting sessions at [...]

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Celebrating 10 Years on Pacific Avenue

January 14th, 2022|Comments Off on Celebrating 10 Years on Pacific Avenue

On January 14, 2022, the Children’s Museum of Tacoma celebrated the ten-year anniversary of its move to 1501 Pacific Avenue. The Museum first opened up for play in 1985, with 2022 marking 37 years of service to the community. Starting with local festivals, the Museum formed as part of [...]

  • Graduate Tacoma and Greentrike deliver Book to Home kit to third graders at Jennie Reed Elementary

Book to Home Brings Learning and Wonder to Students of Jennie Reed Elementary

January 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Book to Home Brings Learning and Wonder to Students of Jennie Reed Elementary

Third graders of Jennie Reed Elementary School greeted the winter Book to Home distribution with warm smiles and a fervor for reading. Books were delivered by the Early Learning and Reading Network, a joint effort by Graduate Tacoma and Greentrike on December 21, 2021. This delivery marks the third [...]

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Early Learning & Reading Network Now Powered by Greentrike

December 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Early Learning & Reading Network Now Powered by Greentrike

Written by guest contributor: Elvin Bucu - Deputy Director, Foundation for Tacoma Students As the Graduate Tacoma community-wide movement progresses into its second decade of work, the Foundation for Tacoma Students (FFTS) is pleased to announce that the facilitation and leadership of the Early Learning & Reading Network (ELRN) will [...]

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Greentrike Expands Out-of-School Time Intermediary to University Place School District

December 8th, 2021|Comments Off on Greentrike Expands Out-of-School Time Intermediary to University Place School District

Pilot Program for Expanded Learning Opportunities Begins January 2022 for Second School District in Pierce County [Tacoma, Washington]: Greentrike Out-of-School Time Intermediary (Greentrike OSTI) today announced a new partnership with University Place School District (UPSD). Greentrike OSTI launches the pilot Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) programming for UPSD schools, starting [...]

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Greentrike Partners to Raise Funds for an International Campaign Helping Children Improve Reading Comprehension

November 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Greentrike Partners to Raise Funds for an International Campaign Helping Children Improve Reading Comprehension

Greentrike announces a partnership with local nonprofit Peace Works United for a collaborative effort to raise funds in support of reading comprehension for children. The Read Well Challenge is a campaign that will support the Tacoma-George Sister City Committee with the goal of purchasing personalized books for 400 young [...]

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King 5 Features Children’s Museum at JBLM

October 5th, 2021|Comments Off on King 5 Features Children’s Museum at JBLM

Watch now Friends from King 5 visit the Children's Museum at JBLM to feature Greentrike's second museum on Evening. Watch the segment for a tour of the Museum's playscapes and to learn more about the first community funded children's museum on a military installation.

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